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Take note in the garden this fall

In the garden, Autumn is indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, save perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb color effects as from August to November. - Rose G. Kingsley, The Autumn Garden

Autumn is a second spring and every leaf’s a flower. – Albert Camus

We feel a certain sorrow at the passing of light and sunny summer days, yet the best days of fall give us some of the most stop-and-pause moments of the year because of our beautiful gardens, neighborhoods, and parks.

Going to the Dark Side

Dark colored plants, trees and shrubs add astonishing mood and intensity to an outdoor environment.

The Seasonal Landscape

Outdoor Craftsmen receives many requests to craft landscapes befitting of the land while setting the mood for each distinct Colorado season. We relish these projects for their opportunity to meticulously plan for how you will experience and use your landscape all year.

All About Personality

Every landscape has a personality. Over time and the fullness of life we come to recognize the unique characteristics that give the land, your land, a unique voice.

Rethinking the landscape

The interaction between landscape and house expands our thinking to much larger than the square footage of the house alone.

The season for dreaming.

Longer days. Sunday drives. First blooming daffodils. The great outdoors beckons us from our winter cocoons...

An ode to the garden bench

These seats are made for summer, but you'll find their elegant shapes and distinct personalities add a welcome design element to your yard in every season.

When flopping meets opportunity.

What to do with flopping grasses and other perennials?

The appeal of an entry garden.

An entry garden sets the tone and reflects the unique personal tastes of the homeowner Outdoor Craftsmen reveals its top secrets for making a front entry memorable...

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